DAILYKENN.com -- Open borders beget crime. That translates into loss of life, possessions, law-enforcement costs, and an overall reduction in quality of life for legitimate American citizens.
How serious is the problem?
According to the Dept. of Justice, about 64 percent of federal arrests were aliens. To place that in perspective, consider that only about seven percent of the nation's occupants are aliens. That is, seven percent are responsible for 64 percent of federal crime arrests.
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Federal arrests of non-citizens has increased exponentially over the past two decades, and account for the majority of all federal arrests, data released by the Justice Department revealed.
Non-citizens made up 64% of all federal arrests in 2018 despite making up 7% of the U.S. population, according to Justice Department data released Thursday and reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Between 1998 and 2018, federal arrests of non-citizens grew by 234%, while federal arrests of U.S. citizens climbed 10%.
While the numbers provide credence to President Donald Trump’s argument that illegal immigration results in increased crime, immigration experts also pointed out that migrant apprehensions make up a significant portion of current federal arrests.
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